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Access at the crossroads : learning assistance in higher education

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

ASHE higher education report ; v. 35, no. 6, Jossey-Bass; Wiley, San Francisco. Calif.; Hoboken, N.J., p.145 (2010)

Call Number:

Cubb 378.08 .E68 V.35:NO.6

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8580801

Keywords:

College teaching, Developmental studies programs--United States, Education, Higher--United States, Remedial teaching

Abstract:

Contents: Current Challenges and Controversies for Learning Assistance -- Lack of knowledge about the history of learning assistance -- Challenges of shifting perceptions and values -- Financial challenges for learning assistance -- History of Learning Assistance in U.S. Postsecondary Education -- Phase one: 1600s to 1820s -- Phase two: 1830s to 1860s -- Phase three: 1870s to mid-1940s -- Phase four: mid-1940s to 1970s -- Phase five: 1970s to mid-1990s -- Phase six: mid-1990s to the present -- The Current Nature and Scope of Learning Assistance -- Annual scope of learning assistance -- Cost estimates for providing learning assistance -- Approaches to and systems of learning assistance -- The institution's requirements for change -- Best Practices and Models in Learning Assistance -- Educational theories and pedagogies -- Evidenced-based best practices -- Categories of best practices -- The Future of the Field -- Recommendations for future research -- Recommendations for change.